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Day of the Dead Exhibit Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors for the Day of the Dead exhibit! Title Sponsor Macy’s, Chabot College, Pancho Villa Event Center, YCS & Associates, Hayward Councilmember Francisco Zermeño, Hayward Councilmember Elisa Marquez, and Hayward Area Recreation and Park District.    


Murder, Tragedy and Bad Stuff

By John Christian, Assistant Archivist One of the best parts of my job is getting a chance to dig through our huge newspaper collection. Usually I am looking for specific information, like who was the mayor at this time? What was making the front page during the Great Depression? Or something as simple as who […]


Day of the Dead at HAHS

By Amanda Bateman, Exhibition Registrar The long awaited return of the Day of the Dead exhibit to the Hayward Area Historical Society is here! It seems hard to believe, but it has been four years since we held our last Day of the Dead exhibit at the Meek Mansion in Cherryland. With the opening of […]